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St. Stephen's Church

 
 
St. Stephen's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
1. St. Stephen's Church Marker
Inscription.
This Lutheran Church, founded by 1830, and the earliest church in Lexington, dedicated its first-known house of worship on this site in 1831. In 1865 Union troops under Wm. T. Sherman burned the structure. The congregation's second building, dedicated 1870, was destroyed by fire in 1898. The third church, built by 1901 on the present site, was replaced by the current edifice, dedicated in 1958.
 
Erected 1994 by Congregation of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church. (Marker Number 32-24.)
 
Location. 33° 59′ N, 81° 14.2′ W. Marker is in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street and West Butler Street, on the left when traveling north on North Church Street. Click for map. Marker is located in the south corner of the church cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 North Church Street, Lexington SC 29072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Time Religion (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of Dr. E.L. Hazelius (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Courthouses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington County Confederate Monument
St. Stephen's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
2. St. Stephen's Church Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington County World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lexington County Veterans Monument (approx. mile away); Hazelius House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kitchen (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Fox House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Koon House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Stephen's Lutheran Church. Official website of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church. (Submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. William Tecumseh Sherman. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. (Submitted on September 6, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
St. Stephen's Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
3. St. Stephen's Church and Marker
St. Stephen's Church Marker Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
4. St. Stephen's Church Marker Dedication Plaque
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
5. St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
6. St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
7. St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Cemetery
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
8. St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Cemetery
Lake Murray Burials Monument -<br>Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
9. Lake Murray Burials Monument -
Front
Lake Murray Burials Monument -<br>Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 22, 2009
10. Lake Murray Burials Monument -
Reverse
Gen. William T. Sherman<br>(1820 – 1891) image. Click for full size.
By Matthew Brady, 1865
11. Gen. William T. Sherman
(1820 – 1891)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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